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We know you are always looking for information and tips you can utilize as you manage recreational facilities.

Below is a list of the resource documents available through the RFABC Resource Library. The RFABC Resource Library is provided through the support of funds from RFABC Members. If you are not currently a member, please consider joining the association to support the ongoing collection and creation of resources such as the ones below.

If you are not a RFABC Member, Membership is available on-line using our Membership Application Form.


Hot Topics:

Covid 19 Resources and Planning 

Government Information Pages: 

British Columbia: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19

Canada:  https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

RFABC Messages:

March 20, 2020

Technical Safety BC

Staffing Requirements for Risk and Non Risk Assessed Refrigeration Plants

WorkSafeBC

Preventing exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace: A guide for employers

What Employers Should Do

COVID 19: Public Health Guidance

Child Care Settings

Vancouver Coastal Health Direction to Operators May 7, 2020

Town Hall and Webinar Notes

April 7th, 2020 Pilot Group

April 23rd Arena Programmers Focus Group

RFABC/BCPRA Covid Cleaning Protocols Webinar

May 28 Strategies for Reopening Arenas

 

  • Recording (Due to technical difficulties, introduction and survey presentation was not recorded)

https://zoom.us/rec/share/7uUpCJjO_ztIRJ3Gw33lAvY5Eobleaa81Sge__BbzxxVXfnLVKG84QOfGvo-pliq?startTime=1590682855000

  • Power Point Slides

Arena Webinar 2020.ppsx

 

 

Contributions from Members; a world wide pandemic requires world wide thinking.

RFABC thanks members who are sharing information from their networks and sources.  Although the information serves to inform members of different approaches in reopening recreation operations and may stimulate creative solutions in your community.  If you have something to share, please email Don@rfabc.com

Reopening Plans

City of Delta

Aquatic Resources:

During & After COVID: Adapting Your Aquatics Facility to a New World Chemistry, re-opening, communication, revenue generation

https://moreinfo.clearcomfort.com/webinar-adapting-to-a-new-world/?utm_campaign=Webinar%3A%20Adapting%20to%20a%20New%20World%3A%20Preparing%20Your%20Aquatics%20Facility%20During%20%26%20After%20COVID&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=2&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--0opyOFglBBQO50HsUrQ-_Mq-FmwwLGOVXsRGZkpxexOL91YLh8EhRwA_FyD2ecapSvubQF6fVcuAJspn0ZG92rTm19u2HVy-ISCZK1kMhdb0XeaU&_hsmi=2

Recorded Webinars/You Tube/Facebook Videos 

A COVID Conversation with Dr. Justin Sempsrott (Lifeguard Authority) Medical doctor and lifeguarding specialist overviewing what various health agencies (US Based) are saying about CPR and resuscitation adjustments.  Presentation starts at 10:17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQIsQF-hrV8&fbclid=IwAR2vNZCoyUX0h9dqmsy-hltgXsqhNe4_W7fsD_zegBTLU-Kcd9Bi_00GI7k

 

COVID 19, Infection Risks to Rescuers from Patients in Cardiac Arrest

https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://costr.ilcor.org/document/covid-19-infection-risk-to-rescuers-from-patients-in-cardiac-arrest*.XqIrPhJyZew.email__;Iw!!G4oVokrRG-Im!_W-Y_obUI9McEp23RmIikaRXjgY9prQe8xPr3S6fUVXzY9F4tpx_hSxgfZT69710QLeBvomh$

 

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html__;!!G4oVokrRG-Im!8ZobnVbDWCz-Di3hGtiJzudIRn-nqjSP23nrEjvd-JcqOFIAiduau08rXCGQoqArq-gzEV5Z$

 

Opening up America Again (US focus) – 3 Phased Approach which provides some high level guidelines that include children’s programs, gyms, seniors activities, etc.

https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/6840739/Guidelines-PDF.pdf?

POOLaide Webinars  The aquatics industry is in crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many aquatic professionals in Canada are facing professional, financial, and personal uncertainty.

Digital Aquatic Programming Ideas (NRPA – US)  https://www.nrpa.org/blog/aquatics-programming-goes-digital/?fbclid=IwAR3nxMWWgKFsyAF9R9mAa80is9jLm4EXDoct8VCYZ1EVhfBalj_vHLq0U3M

Maintaining Safe Sport During COVID 19 (BC) Training, virtual coaching, insurance coverage https://sportlaw.ca/maintaining-safe-sport-during-covid-19/

 American Red Cross Covid-19 Guidance (USA) Centralized resources providing guidance on how to modify in person courses, create virtual learning, clean manikins, etc. https://www.redcrosslearningcenter.org/s/american-red-cross-covid-19-guidance

Aquatic Agency Links and Resources

Recommendations of IAKS Germany for the phased re-opening of municipal swimming pools (Germany)

https://iaks.sport/sites/default/files/downloads/Best%20practices/2020-04/IAKS%20Germany%20Recommendations%20for%20opening%20of%20public%20pools%20step%20by%20step.pdf

Two-Stage Plan of the European Waterpark Association E.V. for the Reopening of Waterparks and Spas (Europe)

https://iaks.sport/sites/default/files/downloads/Best%20practices/2020-04/EWA_Two-Stage-Plan%20of%20the%20European%20Waterpark%20Association%20for%20the%20Reopening%20of%20Waterparks%20and%20Spas.pdf

Checklist for Necessary Measures for Reopening Waterparks and Spas (related)

https://iaks.sport/sites/default/files/downloads/Best%20practices/2020-04/EWA_Checklist%20Reopening.pdf

USA Swim Webinar PowerPoint (USA)

Facility and equipment maintenance, disinfection, programming – swim training

https://aquaticpros.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/USA-Swim-COVID-Webinar-Read-Only.pdf

USA Swim Facilities – Pool Operations pdf (USA)

https://aquaticpros.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/pool-operations-suggestions.pdf

Other Aquatic Links and Resources

https://lakeviewaquaticconsultants.com/

https://clearcomfort.com/

http://redwoodsgroup.com/resources_cat/topic/covid-19/

https://counsilmanhunsaker.com/

Meeting Notes Childcare

Licensed Childcare Conference Call with Dr. Patricia Daly, Vice President, Public Health Officer and Chief Medical Officer from Vancouver Coastal Health.

 



Regulatory Resources

Technical Safety BC

Worksafe BC

Recreation Facilities Association of BC – Facility to Facility Magazine

Member Contributions

Featured Facilities

Aquatic Centre Management/Maintenance

 

    Arena Management/Maintenance

Conference Presentations  

2019

Session Name

Speaker

Link to Presentations

Positive Networking  Judy Thomson and Gayle Hallgren-Rezac  Top 10 Conference Networking Tips
Plenary:   I'll Sleep When I'm Dead  Mike Harnett  I'll Sleep when I'm Dead
Being Awake is Not Enough  Mike Harnett Being Awake is Not Enough
Improving Refrigeration Safety  Art Sutherland, Accent Refrigeration Refrigeration Safety
The Do's and Don'ts of Community Engagement  Carol Sheridan, Town of Oliver and Cheryl Weibe, District of Peachland Community Engagement
 Attracting and Retaining Staff  Yue-Ching Cheng, Langara College,  Joanne Edey-Nichol, Langara College, Dan Pagely, RFABC

Rec Career 1

Rec Career 2

 Creating Accessible Activity Tanelle Bolt, RAD Adapted Recreation Society  RAD Recreation Adapted Society

 Time Management for Programmers

 Michelle Wilcox, District of Squamish

Time Management 1

Time Management Brainstorming

 

Customer Service

Facility Management Supervision & Leadership

Parks, Sports field, Playspace Maintenance

    Provincial and National Associations